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9th Oct 2020, 11:03
Replies: 20
Views: 12,687
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Oh no it might disrupt air travel.

Oh no it might disrupt air travel.
7th Mar 2020, 20:22
Replies: 181
Views: 100,770
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Yes, not a surprise. I've been saying that it...

Yes, not a surprise. I've been saying that it didn't add up to be in easa with govt position in real life for a while.
I don't really see the benefit (but then I didn't of brexit) in any tangible...
28th Feb 2020, 11:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,796
Posted By switch_on_lofty

What point are you trying to make? How could you...

What point are you trying to make? How could you take probe tip off?
A 101 can't do 250kts...
Surely for RW AAR if you're a bit high then less chance of taking drogue off with rotors...
9th Feb 2020, 12:17
Replies: 3
Views: 3,577
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Maybe at the moment; probably trying to cut it...

Maybe at the moment; probably trying to cut it down so it fits on a page of A4. :ok:
8th Feb 2020, 02:04
Replies: 21
Views: 6,203
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Nothing like a bit of ambition!

Nothing like a bit of ambition!
23rd Jan 2020, 17:52
Replies: 23
Views: 15,577
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Wonder if it's a short term cost deferral...

Wonder if it's a short term cost deferral mechanism too.
How many designers & engineers are looking at this blank sheet? If not many; money is saved for the current balance sheet.
10th Jan 2020, 09:41
Replies: 379
Views: 148,012
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Thanks very much. I've scanned the first 2...

Thanks very much. I've scanned the first 2 source documents. Pretty damning tone; repeatedly discussing how to deceive regulators, referring to them as stupid, some good people seeing the problems...
10th Jan 2020, 08:33
Replies: 379
Views: 148,012
Posted By switch_on_lofty

I've had a quick search but can't find the...

I've had a quick search but can't find the original messages, just the same Reuters story syndicated everywhere. Is is published anywhere?
27th Dec 2019, 21:00
Replies: 148
Views: 235,181
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Yes good try but it's a stupid idea. As a starter...

Yes good try but it's a stupid idea. As a starter for 10; most aircraft are on 1hr or less turnarounds so all planes at an airport would need to be inside...
Did I get there first?
12th Dec 2019, 20:26
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,547
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Haha "people familiar with the matter" don't have...

Haha "people familiar with the matter" don't have a great track record at predicting the date of the return to service so far. But I suppose they'll be correct once. Or not if it never returns to...
7th Dec 2019, 22:24
Replies: 19
Views: 5,682
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Never say never! 😀

Never say never! 😀
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2019, 17:37
Replies: 14
Views: 3,291
Posted By switch_on_lofty

So far in my experience if you pull enough...

So far in my experience if you pull enough through the dead and to give a continuous rate of rotation it pitches up uncomfortably quickly after the dead band.
So key is continuous rotation as...
6th Dec 2019, 15:43
Replies: 6
Views: 4,395
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Or they had an emergent problem rather than...

Or they had an emergent problem rather than failed to notice something earlier...
6th Dec 2019, 15:41
Replies: 57
Views: 18,525
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Bit of incorrect science/misinformation above...

Bit of incorrect science/misinformation above comparing birds with drones (including model aircraft for sale of argument).
On impact with something at high speed the bird's body essentially behaves...
5th Dec 2019, 18:51
Replies: 25
Views: 13,064
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Average pay before tax at TUI for a FO in first...

Average pay before tax at TUI for a FO in first year £6k.
And one gets free parking. There are no expenses to pay.
3rd Nov 2019, 21:57
Replies: 94
Views: 59,545
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Aside from looking forward to the potential pat...

Aside from looking forward to the potential pat down at a couple of Swedish airports; my favourite security staff work at a large Bavarian airport. Got a drink with you? No problem just put it in the...
23rd Sep 2019, 22:36
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,547
Posted By switch_on_lofty

No I do accept that and agree with all above. I...

No I do accept that and agree with all above.
I don't blame pilot training.
There still isn't an AoA input to Attitude or Thrust though. Which is what I said in my first post.
And specifically...
23rd Sep 2019, 22:19
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,547
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Well (obviously) you can't control attitude if...

Well (obviously) you can't control attitude if it's not controllable.
My point was that AoA is not an input into attitude or thrust therefore not required to fly using those settings.
If there is a...
23rd Sep 2019, 15:48
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,547
Posted By switch_on_lofty

You don't need AoA to fly thrust and attitude. ...

You don't need AoA to fly thrust and attitude.
Technical correction not aimed at the wider arguments.
23rd Sep 2019, 13:04
Replies: 183
Views: 288,190
Posted By switch_on_lofty

My metaphorical money's on easyJet to pickup a...

My metaphorical money's on easyJet to pickup a lot of the lost capacity.
Glut of UK airbus crew and impending relaunch of easyJet holidays apparently.
Very sad about tcx and all their staff.
14th Aug 2019, 14:30
Replies: 35
Views: 10,909
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Probably wouldn't need to explain that cutting...

Probably wouldn't need to explain that cutting the engine at the start of an auto go around on a single engine aircraft wasn't a good idea though. Each to their own!
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14th Aug 2019, 13:14
Replies: 2,150
Views: 2,643,417
Posted By switch_on_lofty

AAIB second special report published ...

AAIB second special report published
https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-special-bulletin-s2-2019-on-piper-pa-46-310p-malibu-n264db
Sala's blood contained Carbon Monoxide at over 50%, which is...
8th Aug 2019, 17:04
Replies: 27
Views: 7,771
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Slightly surprised people think that because...

Slightly surprised people think that because France is in mainland Europe it doesn't need CH-47. Or was that tongue in cheek? By the same logic we haven't needed them since the Chunnel was...
2nd Apr 2019, 14:46
Replies: 3
Views: 2,304
Posted By switch_on_lofty

The 75 is being phased out and replaced with the...

The 75 is being phased out and replaced with the 73 Max (!).
Not sure on 76 but with 78 in serciss I think it does a mix of short and long haul.
2nd Apr 2019, 14:35
Replies: 13
Views: 4,045
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Slight thread drift to plug your novel!!! I'm...

Slight thread drift to plug your novel!!!
I'm pretty sure that everyone in aviation and this forum is aware that there are women in it.
Not so the general population perhaps, but then people who...
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